Artists play such an important role in any culture. Not only do they create items of beauty, they contribute to the way we live our lives. The buildings we live in, the patterns on our clothes, the pictures we hang on our walls all start with ideas from artists.
Africa is vibrant with art. Southern African art is also some of the oldest art in the world. Rock art lies firmly in the foundation of our ancient cultures.
But African artists are not only talented in the creations, they also use some intriguing and unique techniques. Many on the African continent don’t call themselves artists and yet their contibution to the history and the culture of the continent is celebrated across the sectors including fashion and design.
The continent is also ripe with creativity around the tech industry.